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Apr 19, 2013 4:00am PDT
engaged the police is pretty clear they had some training. >> yeah, my senior law enforcement officials are telling me, george, that it's pretty clear these men are paramilitary training. also this very interesting fact. apparently they told the carjacking victim the person that they carjacked that they were, in fact, the marathon bombers. now, law enforcement officials are saying this is the most tense urgent situation that you can think of. that this suspect number two who is the one with the white baseball cap is armed and dangerous and likely to die in a suicide attack. law enforcement offials say it could not be a more dicey, serious situation. also, george, we're also being given some guidance that law enforcement officials believe that these men were forced to ground in part by the release of those pictures and the video yesterday that created massive pressure on them and some law enforcement officials say that's why they took the action that they probably took last night robbing that 7-eleven. >> and, pierre, these guys were armed up, not only the firepower, the sidearms they ha
Apr 17, 2013 4:00am PDT
. now, we expect there will be another strong show of force, but law enforcement officials say that there are no unexploded devices across the city. there were just those two planted bombs. people are still on edge, but it's not quite the police presence that we saw yesterday. >> all right, tahman bradley in boston, thank you. >> and, you know, tahman just briefly touched on the investigation into those bombings. >> yeah, of particular interest this morning is what's left of that common pressure cooker. that's where abc's brian ross continues our coverage. >> reporter: this is what remains of the pressure cooker turned into a homemade bomb seen in this fbi crime lab photo obtained by abc news. it was hidden in a black backpack. the simple bombs were responsible for 12 seconds of horror. cell phone footage shot by a spectator between the two explosions. authorities are going through race day videos frame by frame. here the white smoke seen after the detonation indicates a bomb built with low velocity explosive mixtures, not the more powerful military grade. >> they may not have had t
Apr 18, 2013 4:00am PDT
responders who were two miles away from that at the scene. >> that's right. firefighters and potentially law enforcement officials unaccounted for at this time according to the officials on the scene. a lot of people have been evacuated, and a lot more could be evacuated because officials on the scene are now saying that a big concern is these winds. right now southerly winds, but if they change direction to northerly winds, that means an entirely different group of people in danger because the ammonia chemicals that are in the fertilizer plant are now being excelled into the air and that's one of the concerns. the other concern in the area is there is another tank of fertilizer at this plant which could go because the fire well under control is still burning. and there is a convoy of emergency vehicles and helicopters that ferried the injured to hospitals throughout the evening. >> abc's steve osunsami has arrived on the scene. he filed this report for us just moments ago. >> reporter: there is some concern about what chemicals might be in the air. there's a dust that you can feel in the ai
Apr 22, 2013 4:00am PDT
the hospital. but the search for answers continues. law enforcement officials tell abc news 19-year-old suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev is awake. he's unable to speak because of a neck injury authorities believe may be self-inflicted. tsarnaev is answering some questions in writing. we're told authorities asked about potential accomplices and any unexploded bombs. >> i am not convinced they were planning more attacks. that's hearsay. i haven't got information about that. but, you know, we have to be vigilant. >> reporter: since police captured him after a dramatic d to friday's mat, the brder investigfocuses on his older brother. 26-year-old tamerlan died in a shootout with police. last year, he traveled overseas to russia and chechnya and began linking to jihadist videos online. some wonder why he fell off the fbi's radar after they questioned him about possible terror ties two years ago. >> somehow, he got off the radar screen and traveled overseas to one of the most dangerous parts of the world. >> reporter: the bombings left three dead and dozens injured. many are still in the hospita
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